From an article posted on CNN’s Health website:
This Sunday’s Super Bowl could prove to be a real heartbreaker for some fans of the losing team.
A new study suggests that the emotional stress fans feel after a loss may trigger fatal heart attacks, especially in people who already have heart disease. Stress generates the so-called fight-or-flight response, which causes sharp upticks in heart rate and blood pressure that can strain the heart.
You can read the rest of the article here for more helpful information.
Given the premise, it is important to know when you should be listening to your body and responding responsibly.
If you feel ill effects that COULD be symptoms of a heart attack you have choices: running to the ER to get checked out OR getting expert medical advice before you get to the hospital to find out you have a severe case of indigestion.
A device like AlwaysConnected Solutions‘ MultiAlert can be the perfect way to provide you access to expert medical advice at the push of a button. It is the only PERS device that provides two forms of care in one device. When you push the nurse helpline button, you’ll be connected with an RN who will assess your symptoms to determine the severity of your condition. On one hand, you could save the time an expense of an unnecessary visit to the ER. On the other hand, you could get the help you need without delay. Remember: quick response means better outcomes.